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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 208
   Posted 8/27/2008 3:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi hopestar,
I am sure others will agree with me when i say i hope your surgery went well, and that you are having a good and restful recovery!!!
thinking about you
Amanda xx :-)
extreme constipation from birth
fainting spells aged 15, then diagnosed I.B.S
anal fissures, haemorrhoids internal and external
mucous and bleeding
sigmoidoscopies, endoscpies, scans, x-rays, bloods
h-pylori aged 24-26
more tests, diagnosed severe slow transit, marker tests took 3-4 weeks to come away
large colon removed in 2007, aged 27( surgeon said removed 10ft) no colostomy
still in severe pain, awaiting dietician appt, now lots of food intoleraces
meds- ibuprofen, fluoxetine, amitriptyline,and omeprazole
LOCATION- North east of scotland

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 624
   Posted 8/27/2008 4:34 AM (GMT -6)   
me too - cant wait to hear how you are x
1997: Diagnosed IBS
2003: Pelvic floor repair surgery
2006: STARR surgery for mucosal prolapse/Obstructive Defaecation Syndrome.  Also diagnosed with slow transit
2007: No difference. Had MRI scan showing a partial volvulus 
2007: Therefore surgeon recommended a sigmoid resection which resulted in immediate colonic inertia
2008: Now contemplating colectomy as I need to take up to 30 senna tablets daily for some kind of bowel movement (albeit not 'normal' or all at once).  In discomfort/pain most days.
Scared to have TC as told I could become incontinent - but looking to have surgery before end of year hopefully

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 159
   Posted 8/27/2008 7:49 AM (GMT -6)   
me to. i have been checking in every day to see if she has posted yet. i am praying for you hopester. Please get well soon

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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 662
   Posted 8/27/2008 12:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Add me to the list of people thinking about you.  Hope to see you back here soon, with good news!
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